Naloxone HCl Nasal Spray (SOURCE: Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, Pennsylvania Department of Health and the San Francisco Department of Health. Naloxone for opioid safety: a provider’s guide to prescribing naloxone to patients who use opioids. January 2015)

Cook County Sheriff’s Police Officers Reverse Opioid Overdose with Naloxone on Chicago’s West Side on Superior St Sunday

620 The quick and compassionate work of Cook County Sheriff’s Police reversed a deadly overdose in Chicago on Friday morning, according to Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart today. At approximately 9:40 a.m., Sunday, December […]

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CBS 2 Chicago’s Dana Koslov Helps Collapsed Drug Overdose Victim While Reporting on Drug Overdoses in East Garfield Park Neighborhood

221 CBS 2 Chicago’s Dana Kozlov was doing a report about Chicago’s drug epidemic, and she rushed to help a victim who overdosed right in front of her. CBS 2 Chicago’s Dana Koslov was in […]

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Police, Paramedics Warned to Wear Masks to Prevent Accidental Exposure to Carfentanil in Illegal Drugs

60 The Days of Tasting a Dab of White Power Are Long Over Police and firefighter/paramedics are being warned about being exposed to illegal drugs contaminated with Carfentanil. Inhaled powder from the drug, spilled on […]

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If Prince Died of Overdose, He May Not Have Had Personal Naloxone Kit or May Not Have Had Enough Narcan

47 TMZ: Prince treated for drug overdose days before his death in Moline. UPDATE: TMZ reported after this article that sources in Moline, Illinois told TMZ that Prince’s entourage told responders he had taken Percocet […]

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Dangerous Concoction of Heroin Near K-Town and East Garfield Park Neighborhood, Chicago — Possibly Laced with Fentanyl

54 Dangerous batches of narcotics — apparently heroin laced with the painkiller fentanyl threatened the lives of at least 74 people on the West Side of Chicago between Tuesday and Thursday this week. Chicago Fire […]

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Arlington Heights Girl, Age 17, Dies of Apparent Drug Overdose in Libertyville; Same Week Two Were Revived at Dryden Place Apartments

89 The same week Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics were rescuing two people in separate incidents at an apartment complex on Dryden Place near Kensington Road, a 17-year-old girl from Arlington Heights was found dead […]

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Police and Paramedics Respond to Report of Heroin Overdose Near Sunset Meadows Park, Arlington Heights

36 Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:19 PM Monday to a report of a drug overdose victim near Sunset Meadows Park. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a male victim, age 19, […]